Rowbottom: Why Nike’s New Marathon Project Could End Up Breaking More Than 2

The two-hour barrier for the marathon race has the same kind of mystique about it as did the four-minute mile before Roger Bannister became...

Who Will be Crowned King of the Quarter-Mile—James, Merritt, Van Niekerk?

For many track and field fans, the 400 meter dash is probably the most interesting and competitive race in Rio. Over the past two...

Mike Rowbottom: No ‘Fiddle-Diddling’ for Ed Whitlock, the 85-Year-Old Marathon Wunderkind

If Ed Whitlock can carry on as he is for another 15 years, he will become the fastest 100-year-old marathon runner in history.It's a...

Bolt Clocks 9.98 in Ostrava but “Showdown” with Eaton Frustrated as Decathlete Suffers Injury

Usain Bolt produced his first sub-10 second 100 metres of the Olympic season as he clocked 9.98 to win the Golden Spike meeting in...

Mutai, Jeptoo ensure Kenyan sweep at New York City Marathon

Defending champion Geoffrey Mutai and his compatriot Priscah Jeptoo won the men's and women's races at the New York City Marathon today to ensure...

Chicago Marathon had Estimated $277 Million Economic Impact on City in 2015

An economic impact study has found the Bank of America Chicago Marathon provided over a quarter of a billion dollar boost to the city...

Kiprop breaks course record to earn women’s Tokyo Marathon title as overall champions are...

Kenya’s Helah Kiprop broke the women’s Tokyo Marathon course record by nearly a minute to claim her first major title over the distance. The 30-year-old...

Ethiopians Hayle and Baysa storm to Boston Marathon success

Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the Boston Marathon today - leading home an Ethiopian 1-2-3 to triumph in the men's race. The 21-year-old clocked a time...

Sir Roger Bannister Dies at Age 88

Britain's Sir Roger Bannister, the first athlete to run a sub-four minute mile, has died at the age of 88. A statement released on behalf...

Marathon Founded by Academy Founding President to Celebrate 50th Running

United States Sports Academy | One of the nation’s longest running marathons, founded by United States Sports Academy Founding President Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich, will...

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